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Florida
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 October 2016

It's a very nice property, well maintained and it has all the basics such as a refrigerator, internet and TV so no complaints. It's not a modern motel but that actually adds to it's charm. I wouldn't recommend this motel if you don't have a car available because it's not near the town center nor any beaches. The check in... More 

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. We are glad you chose to stay with us and that you had a nice experience. We wish you well and safe travels. More 

Belleville, Illinois
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7 reviews
Reviewed 29 September 2016 via mobile

I have nothing but good things to say about this place. Clean comfortable rooms with fridge, coffee maker, and hair dryer. Missy was super nice even gave us a map of the island with sightseeing tips. My only con would be not enough assessable outlets in the room, but who does these days. Other than that Great place to stay... More 

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your wonderful review. It is always a delight to hear when our guests have had a pleasant visit. We look forward to your next visit with us! More 

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9 reviews
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

Just loved the staff and the rooms are comfortable and clean. Super close location to town but not right in town. Super knowlegable staff about the area. Frig and microwave in the rooms super good hvac. Pretty grounds.

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your great review of the Inn! We strive to provide the best service and clean rooms so it is wonderful to hear that you loved our staff and rooms. We hope your travels will bring you back our way. More 

Wenatchee, Washington
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Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Stayed here before and after San Juan sailing trip. Nice rooms with coffeemaker, frig and microwaves. Comfy beds. We walked on the ferry from Anacortes walked off, up a little hill and we were at the Discovery Inn. The grounds were very nice. There is a large hot tub and numerous yard games.

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for taking the time to write a review of the Inn on TripAdvisor. It is wonderful that you enjoyed your visit with us. We hope you can come back and stay with us again. More 

Bothell, Washington
1 review
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Found this hotel online and it had great reviews so decided to give it a try. Well worth our money. Rooms and grounds were nice and clean. Staff was friendly. Close to town. We will definitely be back.

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

We are so glad you decided to stay with us! Thank you for the wonderful review. We hope your travels will bring you back our way soon. More 

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5 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 7 September 2016

Reasonable rates when compared to other places on the Island. This was our 4th trip over the last 17 years but first time staying at Discovery Inn and if we come back will most likely stay here. Very clean room, comfortable beds and lovely setting. It appears to have been recently updated but the one thing that is a problem... More 

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DiscoveryInnFH, Owner at Discovery Inn, responded to this review

Thank you for your kind review. It is good to hear that you found our staff caring and our rooms clean with comfortable beds. We apologize for the noise you experienced during your stay. We do have quiet hours that we ask our guests to follow. Glad that the fan helped mediate the noise later in your stay. We would... More 

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Reviewed 5 September 2016

First of all, Missy is a fount of local knowledge and very helpful to a stressed out traveler. She was a joy to work with. The room I had was big, clean, and comfortable. The grounds sit in a park like setting and its really hard to believe a main road curls right around it. It was peaceful and beautiful.... More 

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Danville, California
2 reviews
Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Very comfortable beds, newly renovated, big whirlpool and friendly staff. Missy was very helpful suggesting sights to see and activities in the area. I would recommend to a friend. The end is very conveniently located very clean and well-maintained

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Dallas, Texas
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15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 September 2016

You know this feeling when you enter a room and it's not what was portrayed on the website? Well, at Discovery inn, it's the opposite, it's BETTER than on the website. We were VERY pleasantly surprised, the inn's website does not do justice to the large, comfortable, clean, well maintained rooms. Or to the pleasant and relaxing exterior, with huge... More 

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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2016

The room is very clean and looks newly renovated, just like how the management photo shows. The Seattle chocolate was a nice touch of hospitality! The inn exterior is attractive and charming, with tranquil surroundings and plenty of room to roam. If you could, ask for a room in the row facing away from the road, which will be even... More 

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Free Parking
About the property
  • Non-Smoking Hotel
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  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Microwave
  • Refrigerator in room
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located just minutes from the Friday Harbor ferry landing, this hotel is the only lodging facility on San Juan Island that offers rooms in a park-like setting. Our recently renovated hotel rooms are decorated in restful colors. The handsomely appointed rooms are designed for relaxing. They feature air-conditioning, a private bath, one or two queen beds, an in-room coffee maker, flat screen TV, and free Wi-Fi. The Discovery Inn has been a family-owned and operated hotel for over 30 years. Enjoy an outdoor seasonal Jacuzzi, Adirondack-style chairs on the lawn, flowers, decks and barbecues. The hotel is known for providing its guests with friendly customer service, spacious clean rooms and a relaxing atmosphere. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Discovery Inn

Address: 1016 Guard St, Friday Harbor, San Juan Island, WA 98250-9240
Region: United States > Washington > San Juan Islands > San Juan Island > Friday Harbor
Price Range: €92 - €195 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 20
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“Has outside entry into each room. A grassy green space for kids to run and an outdoor hot tub.”
 of 5 bubbles pcsrwba, 7 Nov 2016 | Read review
“No elevator so request a lower floor if you have lot's of luggage.”
 of 5 bubbles eshop, 1 Oct 2016 | Read review
“Request top floor room if available.”
 of 5 bubbles josephandsherrit, 7 Sep 2016 | Read review
“Rooms facing away from the road would be quieter. Also I was on third level, which requires walking up two flights of stairs.”
 of 5 bubbles TerrijoA, 5 Sep 2016 | Read review
“rooms facing away from the road is less noisy”
 of 5 bubbles 369yunz, 31 Aug 2016 | Read review
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